Costa Rica News – If you were watching Facebook last night and had friends in Costa Rica, they most likely put the words “Temblor” on their Facebook feed.
Two people died of heart attacks after last night’s strong earthquakes. The CCSS confirmed the death of a woman and man in the Garabito Health Area.
The main tremor was 6.5 degrees. Three strong earthquakes shook the whole country between 8:28 and 8:36. The epicenter of the first one was 23.9 kilometers southeast of Jacó, with a depth of 10 kilometers. There were 11 aftershocks reported by 9:57 pm.
Mall San Pedro closed after the earthquake so firefighters could evaluate a crack report in the movie theaters as well as damage to the walls and floor of the fifth floor.